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  • E-Waste Generation

    Why in News International E-Waste Day has been observed on 14th October since 2018. The aim of the day is to raise awareness about the millions...

    19 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • World Energy Outlook Report 2021: IEA

    Why in News Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released the World Energy Outlook (WEO) Report 2021. Published every year, the WEO...

    18 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Endosulfan

    Why in News Protestors at Periya Plantation Corporation godown in Kasaragod, Kerala have called for returning endosulfan (an organochlorine...

    16 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Kunming Declaration on Biodiversity

    Why in News Recently, the Kunming Declaration was adopted by over 100 countries at the ongoing 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations...

    14 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Draft EPR Notification: Plastic Packaging Waste

    Why in News Recently, the Union Environment Ministry has come out with a draft notification for regulation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Carbon Farming

    Introduction Carbon: It is recognized as a key energy currency of biological systems, including agriculture. Agricultural production depends on...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • New Cicada Species: Nagaland

    Why in News Recently, a new cicada species (Platyomia kohimaensis) was found in the Naga Hills of Nagaland. Earlier, two species of Cicadas...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)

    Why in News Recently, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has said that the measures under the “very poor” and...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Suo-Motu Powers of National Green Tribunal

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has declared the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) position as a “unique” forum endowed with...

    13 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Agriculture and Environment

    This article is based upon “A Carbon Policy for the Farm” which was published in the Indian Express on 11/10/2021. It talks about...

    11 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Detoxification of Lukha River: Meghalaya

    Why in News Recently, the Meghalaya Government has claimed that a detoxing pilot project has brought the Lukha river back from the dead. Key...

    11 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Palk Bay Scheme and Marine Fisheries Bill

    Why in News The Union Government is considering increasing the unit cost of deep-sea fishing vessels from Rs 80 L to Rs 1.3 Cr under the Palk Bay...

    09 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • India’s Ethanol Plan and Food Security

    Why in News India’s ambitious plan to cut the use of fossil fuels by promoting ethanol derived from rice, corn and sugar could undermine its...

    08 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • State of Climate Services Report 2021: WMO

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released the State of Climate Services report 2021. It focuses on Terrestrial...

    08 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • New Biodegradable Polymer

    Why in News Recently, scientists have developed a New biodegradable polymer, using Guar Gum, and Chitosan, which has high potential for packaging...

    06 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica

    Why in News India has extended its support for protecting the Antarctic environment and for co-sponsoring the proposal of the European Union for...

    05 Oct 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Steps Towards Abatement of Air Pollution: CAQM

    Why in News The State Governments of Punjab, National Capital Region (NCR) States and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) have...

    27 Sep 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Report on Climate Indicators & Sustainable Development: WMO

    Why in News Recently, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published a new report on Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development:...

    25 Sep 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Plant Discoveries 2020: BSI

    Why in News Recently, the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), in its new publication Plant Discoveries 2020 has added 267 new taxa/ species to the...

    25 Sep 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

  • Arctic Sea Ice Decline

    Why in News Recently, the Arctic sea ice reached its minimum extent, coming in at 4.72 million square miles. It is the 12th lowest on record and the...

    24 Sep 2021 Environmental Pollution & Degradation

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